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American Doctors Are Killing Themselves and No One Is Talking About It

It’s estimated that at least 400 U.S. doctors kill themselves every year. Many are struggling with depression, anxiety, or addiction.<p>Greg Miday was a …

Tony Blair to advise Kenya’s controversial president Uhuru Kenyatta

Former British prime minister visits Mr Kenyatta at his offices a month after International Criminal Court confirms dropping charges against Kenyan president over post-election violence<p><b>Tony Blair</b><b>,</b> the former prime minister, was pictured on Friday shaking hands with Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya’s president …

Africa

Nobody Is Sure Why A Promising Ebola Drug Trial Ended

The company producing the new Ebola treatment suddenly pulled out of Liberia, leaving researchers confused.<p>NAIROBI — A year after the onset of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, Liberia has become ground zero for something equally unexpected — a historic public health experiment.<p>The U.S. National …

Some Viruses Gang Up, Research Shows

Viruses such as EV-D68 and its distant cousin polio gang up to infect cells, researchers reported Friday.<p>Then these gaggles of enteroviruses cloak themselves in pieces of the infected cell to sneak out and infect other cells.<p>The findings, reported in the journal Cell, may help lead to treatments …

Welcome to 2015, where it's all about 2016

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Votes won't be cast until 2016, but the next White House occupant will have an extremely busy 2015.<p>A flurry of official entrances into the race could come this spring -- with all eyes on Hillary Clinton on the Democratic side, and Republicans looking at a wide-open field that …

Government

More protests in Haiti as country faces prospect of starting 2015 without a government

Waving banners including phrases like “Down with the occupation” anti-government protesters have taken to the streets of the Haitian capital to demand that the president resign.<p>Last week violent protests left at least one person dead, but the resignation of the former prime minister has not …

The secret GOP tech summit to plot 2016

The Republican Party’s top operatives — including strategists representing the Koch brothers’ political operation and several leading prospective 2016 presidential candidates – on Monday huddled behind closed doors to discuss how to synchronize their sometimes competing tech efforts, multiple …

4 Ways Your Business Can Help Stamp Out Poverty

Sustainable development is working and companies can share the value.<p>Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate and to reflect. Since 2000, the extreme poverty in the world has been halved. The remaining half will be the harder part, but experts say we have a chance to eradicate poverty altogether. Today …

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France Considers Scrapping Its 35-Hour Working Week

France has long had the reputation of taking a lax approach to working life. But now, the New York <i>Times</i> reports that the country is reconsidering the …

Asylum Seekers Want Obama to Save Them From Australian-Run Internment Camps

Pakistani asylum seekers currently detained by Australian authorities on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea are calling on U.S. President Barack Obama …

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12-year-old girl leads officers on a high-speed car chase<p>Urgent manhunt in Nashville for 2 murder suspects<p>Teen faces charges for pushing friend off …

Iowa

California's Proposition 47 Allows State to Tackle Recidivism Rates Rather Than Punishing Petty Crime

California’s new perspective on dealing with crime will allow the state to focus less on punishing petty crimes and more on solving the deeply rooted …

The Government Wants to Delete Years of CIA and DHS Emails

On September 17, the National Archives published a seemingly routine announcement in the Federal Registrar. Couched in language about preserving …

The Week in Review: A Very ‘Vape’ Year

Per its annual tradition of picking the most significant word of the year, Oxford Dictionary chose “vape” as 2014’s winner. Originating in the 1980s, …

Study: Most Americans Don’t Understand How the Internet Works

Most American Internet users aren’t familiar with the concepts underpinning the Internet and common technology, a survey released Tuesday found.<p>Pew …

Project Ara: our best look yet at Google's new modular smartphone

This week in Mountain View, Google held its first-ever developer conference for Project Ara. Developed by a small team within the company called ATAP staffed with ex-DARPA engineers and some of the brightest minds at Google, Ara is a mission to make a modular smartphone. It'd be the last phone you …

Rufus Cuff wants to dominate the wearable market and your forearm

We told you to put on your disappointment pants for the Galaxy Gear 2, but for the Rufus Cuff we suggest rolling up your absurdity sleeves. Seriously, given its three-inch screen you might just have to. This wearable boasts a built-in mic, a camera, a speaker, web browser, voice control, GPS and …

We’re approaching the post-Internet age. You need to learn about mesh networks

Once, the Internet was the paradigm of decentralized, anonymous, citizen-based, secure communication. Now, mesh networks are being touted for that role.<p>Mesh networks are small, standalone communications exchanges that rely on phones (or other devices) talking directly to each other, with their …

How The Internet of Everything will Cure Cancer

I recently stumbled upon a mobile app that will utilize the compute power of your mobile phone, while you are sleeping to decrypt protein sequences for cancer research. Even though utilizing an idle computer CPU for research isn’t something new, it caught my attention for the fact that it has now …

A year later, Boston Marathon runners 'take back that finish line!'

The first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line Monday, triumphant in a storied race that has become a national symbol of resiliency and determination.<p>Meb Keflezighi, 38, won the men's division with an official time of 2:08:37, according to the Boston Marathon's …

Obama and Putin Had a Tense Phone Call About Ukraine

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The White House has announced that on Monday night, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir …